1. Personal Information

We do not collect any personal information from a visitor to our sites unless that visitor explicitly and intentionally provides it. Under no circumstances do we collect any personal data revealing racial or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious or philosophical beliefs, trade union membership, health, or sex life. If you are simply browsing our sites, we do not gather any personal information about you.
There are two ways in which you may explicitly and intentionally provide us with, and consent to our collection of certain personal information:

a) E-mail Request for Information

We use links throughout our sites to provide you with the opportunity to contact us via e-mail to ask questions, request information and materials, or provide comments and suggestions. You may also be offered the opportunity to have one of our representatives contact you personally to provide additional information about our products or services. To do so, we may request additional personal information from you, such as your name and telephone number, to help us satisfy your request.

b) Registration

If you choose to register for one of our products or services, we will request certain information from you. Depending on the type of product or service that you request, you may be asked to provide different personal information. For certain products, we may require your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, credit card number, IP address and/or social security number, and/or another form of national identification. Other products may require different or supplemental information from you in order to apply. For a detailed listing of the type of personal information requested for our various products, please refer to the page for the particular product.

c) Statistical Information about Your Visit

When you visit our sites, our computers may automatically collect statistics about your visit. This information does not identify you personally, but rather about a visit to our sites. We may monitor statistics such as how many people visit our sites, the user's IP address, which pages people visit on our sites, from which domains our visitors reach our sites, and which browsers people use. We use these statistics about your visit for aggregation purposes only. These statistics are used to help us improve the performance of our Web sites.

d) Use of Cookies
A "cookie" is a piece of information that our Web sites sends to your browser, which then stores this information on your system. A user will be able to use our web sites without cookies. If a cookie is used, our Web sites will be able to "remember" information about you and your preferences either until you exit your current browser window (if the cookie is temporary) or until you disable or delete the cookie. Many users prefer to use cookies in order to help them navigate a Web site as seamlessly as possible. You should be aware that cookies contain no more information than you volunteer, and they are not able to "invade" your hard drive and return to the sender with personal or other information from your computer.
We may use cookies when you visit our Web sites and request documentation or a response from us. When you are filling out a form, you may be given the option of having our Web site deliver a cookie to your local hard drive. This type of cookie is not temporary, although you can always delete or disable it through your browser preferences. If you choose not to accept this type of cookie, you will still be able to use our Web sites. You might choose to receive this type of cookie in order to save time in filling out forms and/or revisiting our Web sites. We only send this type of cookie to your browser when you have clicked on the box labeled "Please remember my profile information" when submitting information or communicating with us. Even if you choose to receive this type of cookie, you can always set your browser to notify you when you receive any cookie, giving you the chance to decide whether to accept it in each situation in which one is sent. We use this information for statistical and marketing purposes. To find more information about cookies, if you are using Microsoft Internet Explorer© as your browser, go to the Microsoft Web site at www.microsoft.com/info/cookies.mspx or if you are using Netscape Navigator© as your browser, go to the Netscape Web site at channels.netscape.com/ns/info/privacy.jsp

2. How We Use and With Whom We Share the Information We Gather

We assure you that the information we gather from you is used by us only as explained below.

a) Sending you responses and updates

We respond to any e-mail questions, requests for product or service information, and other inquiries that we receive. We may also retain this correspondence to improve our products, services, and Web sites, and for other disclosed purposes. Frequently we retain contact information so that we can send individuals updates or other important information about our services and products. Occasionally these updates or other important information may be sent out by third parties on our behalf. Please be assured that any third party who contacts you in this capacity has executed a confidentiality agreement with us that contains a provision ensuring the privacy and security of any transferred information and limits the third party's use of the shared information to sending updates or providing services on our behalf. In situations where you have supplied your information in connection with a question or request for information about a product or service offered by an Omega Group business partner, we may also send the information you have supplied to the Omega Group business partners that offer such products or services. Please be assured that these Omega Group business partners have agreed to ensure the privacy and security of any transferred information and may only use the shared information to send you information about the products or services about which you asked. Omega Group customers may be given information about relevant products offered by Omega Group, its subsidiaries and business partners. Omega Group customers will be given the option of opting out of further communications from Omega Group, its subsidiaries and business partners.

b) Facilitating the support, renewal, and purchase of our products and services

We may use the information you submit to contact you to discuss the support, renewal, and purchase of our products and services. We may also provide the information you have submitted to us to and/or its subsidiaries and/or business partners, so that they can contact you and facilitate the support, renewal, and purchase of Omega Group (and/or its subsidiaries and business partners) products and services. Internal representatives help us to provide our foreign-based (and certain domestic) customers with support, assistance, and the provision of our products and services in their local markets. You may receive a communication directly from one of our sales representatives, referrers, customer support and technical support representatives, and/or , its subsidiaries, and/or business partners. Please be assured that if one or more of these entities contacts you for one of these purposes, they have agreed to use the information we supply only in accordance with a confidentiality agreement.